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World diabetes day: Why the UK’s South Asian communities need to take action, Health

World diabetes day: Why the UK’s South Asian communities need to take action

Today is World Diabetes Day and in my clinic I’ll see several patients whose hearts have been damaged by diabetes.

By | Health, Notebook | Wednesday, 14 November 2012 at 1:32 pm

Living with diabetes: Watch out for the 4Ts – tiredness, thirst, thin and toilet, Health

Living with diabetes: Watch out for the 4Ts – tiredness, thirst, thin and toilet

Disney Land Paris is the place where dreams come true, this was what my family and I were told on arrival at our long awaited holiday. I was sixteen years old at the time and had just completed my GCSEs. After a long hard struggle to get through my exams I definitely needed a break. I’d lost a stone in weight in just a few weeks and felt broken in every way through tiredness. I’d spent most nights guzzling water and going to the toilet. I had no idea why this was happening to me, no one did.

By | Health, Notebook | Wednesday, 14 November 2012 at 6:00 am

Top of the posts: Gangsters, airbrushing and blood for money, Notebook

Top of the posts: Gangsters, airbrushing and blood for money

The most read blogs from the past week, as determined by stats.

By | Notebook | Friday, 11 May 2012 at 5:14 pm

Diabetes sufferers are not necessarily to blame, Health

Diabetes sufferers are not necessarily to blame

According to recent research about to be published, Type 2 diabetes treatment will use £16.9bn of the NHS budget as the number of diabetics rises from 3.8 million to 6.25 million by 2035. This has fueled scaremongering media reports with talk of “diabetes bankrupting the NHS within a generation”.

By | Health, Notebook, Opinion | Friday, 4 May 2012 at 4:00 am

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